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Galatea escaping Polyphemus; he is seated on a rock holding a staff and pipes and looking towards Galatea at right riding a shell pulled by two dolphins, Cupid flying above

Series/Portfolio:
Ancient Bas-Reliefs
Artist:
Marco Dente (Italian, Ravenna, active by 1515–died 1527 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1515–27
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 4 3/8 × 6 13/16 in. (11.1 × 17.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.50.1(133)
Not on view
See 59.570.296 for a copy of this print by an anonymous artist.
Vendor: G. Rapilly & Fils
B.XIV.182.224; Le Blanc.111.20; TIB.26.[14]182.224-I
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIV.182.224, p. 182.

Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. 20, p. 111.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch. Abaris Books, 1978–, cat. no. 26.[14]182.224-I, p. 222.



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